Flood risk rises after thunderstorms on Sunday evening

SINGAPORE - Several areas in Singapore are in danger of flooding after heavy rainfall on Sunday afternoon.

Areas where water levels are close to 90 per cent include Cambridge Road, Lor Buangkok, and Seletar Road, national water agency PUB tweeted in the evening.

A video posted online showed rainwater cascading from drains in Ang Mo Kio.


Wah Ang Mo Kio Falls!! #crazyassrain #ponding #theregoesourrun

A video posted by Valerie Chen (@valeriecfy) onMar 22, 2015 at 2:19am PDT

The National Environment Agency (NEA) warned that heavy thundery showers were expected over many areas of Singapore between 4.50pm and 5.40pm.

Other parts of the island were also affected, as seen in videos and photos of the pouring rain making their rounds online.


What are the chances for #SG50 flood or ponding? #sgweather #sgflood

A photo posted by Mohd Hisham (@mhishamsg) onMar 22, 2015 at 1:10am PDT